The Irish government’s climate action plan is designed to ensure the agriculture sector is prepared for future changes in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) focusing on sustainable food production, Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney said.
Even in early adulthood, being overweight is associated with an increased risk of high blood pressure and heart muscle damage that may set the stage for cardiovascular diseases later in life, a UK study suggests.
A weakening of major ocean currents in the Northern Atlantic, including the Gulf Stream that warms Ireland, could trigger a sudden change to Ireland’s climate that could last for two decades, Irish scientists warned.
Maternal stress during the second trimester of pregnancy may influence the nervous system of the developing child, both before and after birth, and may have subtle effects on temperament, resulting in less smiling and engagement, as well as diminished ability to regulate emotions.
OPEC's compliance with an agreement among oil producers to reduce output has been acceptable, said Iran's oil minister on Monday, adding that some changes were needed if participants seek to balance the market.